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Gambia Holidays

Gambia Holidays

Overview

Located on the coast of West Africa, Gambia is a natural jewel that is waiting to be discovered. If you’re looking for a holiday packed with exploration and rich in history, this splendidly diverse haven is the destination you’ve been hoping for.

Visit the Wassu Stone Circles and see the ancient site of kings and chiefs. If you’re looking to explore the open water, then take a tour of Kunta Kinteh Island where you’ll learn some history of Europe and Africa. Or you can hop on a boat on an excursion down the Gambia River and you’ll discover an amazing ecosystem living below the waters. Speaking of excursions, how exciting would it be to take your family on a wild adventure though the Abuko Nature Reserve? There, you’ll see over 500 types of birds and perhaps ride a bike through the park! But Gambia isn’t only wildlife. It also has an impressive coastline that lays claim to beautiful golden sands and unspoiled waters, making this destination a truly magical holiday voyage. Sample West African delicacies and spicy Gambian cuisine as you eat fresh fish that is caught daily.

Holidays in Gambia are sure to please any holiday goer who is looking for sun and relaxation. With Direct Holidays, we’ll ensure that your holiday needs are taken care of.


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Top Holiday Resorts

Kololi

Surrounded by the Bijilo Forest nature reserve, the lovely town of Kololi is an amazing hive of bustling activity. Practice your swing at the 18-hole golf course while you take in the beautiful African landscape. If you’re looking to get wet, then you should rent a jet ski, skip across the pristine waters and get a good view of the African coast.

Kotu

Known for its gorgeous beaches, the town of Kotu is famous for its spectacular views and enchanting culture. Take a trip to the Kotu Bendula Craft Market, where you can purchase local goods, handcrafted jewellery as well as African drums. Dine on amazing cuisine and taste the deliciousness of chicken Domodah and Jollof Rice.

Things to Do

Markets

If you’re looking for an exotic trinket to take home with you, then make time to see the Albert Market in Banjul. Once inside you’ll discover a world of fascinating items and amazing aromas.

Beach

Tucked within Gambia are stretches of shoreline that are so beautiful you’ll need to see it to believe it. Relax on golden sands and warm yourself under the sun’s rays as you sip a potent cocktail and stare out onto the Atlantic Ocean.

Animal Life

Located on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Gambia River, the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Camp, known as the Badi Mayo, is one of the most amazing sites to behold. There you’ll be able to hold chimps and experience these amazing mammals up close and personal.

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Culture

If you’re looking for a resort that is located within a bustling city then you must stay in the beautiful African town of Kololi. The lively town is ideal for holiday goers—it’s so close to the ocean that you’ll be splashing in the water before you even have time to unpack your bags.

Greenery

Ever wonder what it would be like to stay near a wetland? The resorts in Kotu are surrounded by tropical lush greenery and nature reserves. They are also full of modern amenities to suit your needs. Whether you’re looking to explore the wetlands or just want to splash along the coastline, Gambia is a land just waiting to be explored. And when you book with Direct Holidays, you’ll find that a holiday in Africa is anything but ordinary.

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